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China aims to be leader in innovation

[2015-03-28 08:09]

Chinese policymakers are laying the foundation for a transformation of the country by 2020 from its primary role as a manufacturer to that of a leading innovator.

Piraeus port deal still alive, Greek deputy PM says

[2015-03-28 08:09]

The process of privatizing Greece's Piraeus port, halted for months, will resume this month or no later than next month, Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis told China Daily on Friday, after witnessing the launch of the China-Greece Maritime Cooperation Year with Vice-Premier Ma Kai.

Chinese VP to attend Lee Kuan Yew's state funeral

[2015-03-28 07:05]

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao will attend the state funeral of former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and he will be in the city-state from March 28 to 30, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Landmark agreements signed with Kazakhstan

[2015-03-28 06:46]

China's effort to export its industrial capacity to other countries recorded another success with the signing of landmark deals with resource-rich Kazakhstan worth $23.6 billion.

China to blacklist judicial officials for illegal interference

[2015-03-28 06:40]

A regulation was adopted Friday that will see judges, prosecutors and police officers blacklisted and punished for illegally intervening in investigations and court proceedings.

Austria sets its sights on the AIIB

[2015-03-28 06:21]

Austria has joined the list of countries applying to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, with its president saying in Beijing that Vienna attaches great importance to the institution.

China urges the Philippines to withdraw from illegally occupied Nansha Islands

[2015-03-27 22:03]

The Philippines was told Friday to withdraw from China's islands in the South China Sea and to stop infringing on China's sovereignty and maritime rights.

Sky Net: China's overseas anti-corruption campaign 2.0

[2015-03-27 21:13]

Following last year's "Fox Hunt 2014," which targeted corrupt officials and suspected economic criminals who have fled the country, an upgraded campaign codenamed "Sky Net" was launched on Thursday, bringing more government departments on board, including not only party organs and law enforcement agencies, but also the central bank and diplomatic services.

China urges to ensure 2 crew members in cockpit

[2015-03-27 20:12]

China's civil aviation authorities have again required that at least two crew members are in the cockpit of a flying civil plane at any given time, after Tuesday's deadly Germanwings plane crash.

China-Greece maritime cooperation year kicks off

[2015-03-27 19:47]

Pledging a closer partnership on maritime issues, Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai kicked off the opening ceremony for the China-Greece maritime cooperation year in Beijing on Friday.

China, Indonesia sign deal to boost cooperation

[2015-03-27 12:40]

China and Indonesia issued a joint declaration on deepening ties and signed eight agreements in Beijing on Thursday, including building infrastructure in the Southeast Asian nation.

PLA bribery probe to continue

[2015-03-27 07:35]

Investigations into suspects who had connections with Xu Caihou will continue to the end, a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.

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